Breakfast with Santa

On Saturday, Dec. 14, the Windham Lions Club will hold Breakfast with Santa from 8-10 a.m. at the Windham Veterans Hall behind Hannaford. The Lions Club is very thankful to the Windham veterans for the use of the center. The breakfast is free (pancakes, sausage, orange juice, milk, hot chocolate and coffee) but donations are accepted. Children will be able to talk with Santa and have their pictures taken. Bring your camera.

Thank you

Recent donations from Project Graduation 2013 and Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce to Windham Neighbors Helping Neighbors are very much appreciated. As the days get colder, more requests for help with fuel are received. WNHN provides one-time fuel deliveries in critical situations. The only source of funds to provide this help is from donations and fundraisers. For information on how you can help, visit their website at www.windhamneighbors.org.

Christmas Concert

Little Falls Baptist and the Russian Baptist churches are teaming up to put on a traditional Christmas Concert on Friday, Dec. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Little Falls Baptist Church, 746 Gray Road, Gorham. (This is also called Main Street.)

Veterans Meetings

The next meetings of the VFW and the American Legion in Windham will be in January. Details will be in this column.

Dinner Invitation

For those without a place to go on Christmas Day, you are invited to Christ’s Chapel in Raymond to share a free Christmas Dinner of roast turkey and all the trimmings at 2 p.m. on Dec. 25. The Chapel is at 37 Northern Pines Road, off Route 85, Raymond.

Toys Needed

The Windham Food Pantry is accepting unwrapped Christmas toys, food donations and gently used winter coats for all sizes, children and adults. Call Collette if you can help, 892-1931.

Christmas in the Barn

Faith Lutheran Church holds its annual “Christmas in the Barn” on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 1 p.m. at the Hartwell Farm, Route 237 (443 Sebago Lake Road) in Gorham. This is free and open to the public. Watch for signs.

Lakes Region Seniors

The Senior Center, at Sunset Ridge Golf Links, River Road, near the Westbrook line is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday during the winter. Activities include card and other games, weight support group, chair exercises, needlework and puzzles.

Christmas Trees

Christmas trees are being sold by the Windham Kiwanis Club at the “old” shopping center, right in front of Aubuchon Hardware from 2:30-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends. For 38 years, the stacks of green trees have been a holiday landmark.

At the Library

There is no Book Club meeting in December. The Windham Public Library received a grant from the Maine Humanities Council and will be offering a “Making a Living, Making a Life,” a Let’s Talk About It program starting in January of 2014. It will be held in place of the regular Book Group meetings on the last Tuesdays of each month. Please call Barbara at the library: 892-1908 for more information. Space is limited.


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